A file picture of Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari.
Katsina State Authorities has declared a lockdown in three Native Authorities Areas within the state to forestall additional unfold of the coronavirus illness (COVID-19).
The LGAs affected by the whole lockdown order are Daura, Dutsinma, and Katsina.
Talking throughout a press convention on the Authorities Home on Sunday, Governor Aminu Masari mentioned the order might be efficient by Tuesday, April 21.
Governor Masari mentioned the state now has 12 confirmed circumstances together with the index case who died earlier than he was examined optimistic for the virus.
To the governor, he’s fearful why states who declare to have shut their borders nonetheless have the inflow of individuals crossing at intervals, thereby affecting his personal state.
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He, subsequently, requested state governments to implement the restriction of actions, retain individuals the place they’re throughout the entry factors to cease the unfold of the virus.
Whereas in search of the cooperation of the standard establishments, he urged the rulers to report the presence of individuals returning dwelling from affected states.
The governor additionally reiterated the dedication of his administration to curbing the scourge of the virus within the state.
He, nonetheless, appealed to spirited people, teams and company our bodies to assist the efforts of the state authorities.
He added that his authorities will proceed to do all it takes throughout the assets out there and the donations of well-meaning people to assist the struggle in opposition to COVID-19 within the state.